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The latest interactive maps that caught our attention

September 23, 2015

Ranging from cyber attacks to the Pope’s visit to the US, the many examples included in today’s round up illustrate perfectly how interactive maps are being used to tell all sorts of stories. These examples come from traditional media, such as newspapers, but also from individuals, academic institutions and companies that continue to explore and push the boundaries of digital cartography.

Here are all the picks of the week:

Cyber attacks | Norse

Partial screen capture of the interactive Map Cyber attacks
(image: Norse)

Cornering America’s tri-points | The Washington Post

Partial screen capture of the interactive Map Cornering America’s tri-points
(image: The Washington Post)

Bing Watney Home | Bing

Partial screen capture of the interactive Map Bing Watney Home
(image: Bing)

(Via Maps Mania)

Urban centres over a million people in China: 1970-2030 | BBC

Partial screen capture of the interactive Map Urban centres over a million people in China: 1970-2030
(image: BBC)

Color Reno | Peter Klipfel

Partial screen capture of the interactive Map Color Reno
(image: Peter Klipfel)

(Via Maps Mania)

Street Closures During Pope Francis’ NYC Visit | WNYC

Partial screen capture of the interactive Map Street Closures During Pope Francis' NYC Visit
(image: WNYC)

Philly Pope Map | Lauren Ancona, Thomas Fuchs, Mjumbe Poe

Partial screen capture of the interactive Map Philly Pope Map
(image: Lauren Ancona, Thomas Fuchs, Mjumbe Poe)

London Collision Map | Transport for London

Partial screen capture of the interactive Map London Collision Map
(image: Transport for London)

InstMap | Ruslan Tarakanov

Partial screen capture of the interactive Map InstMap
(image: Ruslan Tarakanov)

Ikeda Map | Patricio Gonzalez Vivo

Partial screen capture of the interactive Map Ikeda Map
(image: Patricio Gonzalez Vivo)

(Via Maps Mania)

Noise in Berlin | Berliner Morgenpost

Partial screen capture of the interactive Map Noise in Berlin
(image: Berliner Morgenpost)

Boston Bike Share Trend | Brian Halloran

Partial screen capture of the interactive Map Boston Bike Share Trend
(image: Brian Halloran)

Rents in Buenos Aires | Reporte Immobiliario

Partial screen capture of the interactive Map Rents in Buenos Aires
(image: Reporte Immobiliario)

(Via Maps Mania)

465 Illinois tornadoes For Chicago area, 1950 to 2014 | Chicago Tribune

Partial screen capture of the interactive Map 465 Illinois tornadoes For Chicago area, 1950 to 2014
(image: Chicago Tribune)

Flickr Cities | ISI Foundation

Partial screen capture of the interactive map Flickr Cities
(image: ISI Foundation)

(Via Maps Mania)

Harmful Habits by Country | Azadlıq Radiosu

 Partial screen capture of the interactive map Harmful Habits by Country
(image: Azadlıq Radiosu)

Global earthquakes | The Economist

Partial screen capture of the interactive map Global earthquakes
(image: The Economist)

MTA Subway Station Condition | Datapolitan

Partial screen capture of the interactive map MTA Subway Station Condition
(image: Datapolitan)

(Via Maps Mania)

How Mozambique was cleared of landmines | The Guardian

Partial screen capture of the interactive map How Mozambique was cleared of landmines
(image: The Guardian)

Measure 50 Winners and Losers | The Oregonian

Partial screen capture of the interactive map Measure 50 Winners and Losers
(image: The Oregonian)

(Via Maps Mania)

500 years of books | Kalev Leetaru/ The GDELT Project

Partial screen capture of the interactive map 500 years of books
(image: Kalev Leetaru/ The GDELT Project)

(Via Forbes)

Dogs killed by police officers | 1 Point 21 Interactive

Partial screen capture of the interactive Map Dogs killed by police officers
(image: 1 Point 21 Interactive)

(Via Maps Mania)

 

That’s it for today’s Digital Cartography, but feel free to browse through hundreds of interactive maps on Pinterest. And we’ll be back next week!

Written by Tiago Veloso

Tiago Veloso is the founder and editor of Visualoop and Visualoop Brasil . He is Portuguese, currently based in Bonito, Brazil.

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